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Definition of Melolontha
MelolonthaMay May, n. [F. Mai, L. Maius; so named in honor of the
goddess Maia (Gr. ?), daughter of Atlas and mother of Mercury
1. The fifth month of the year, containing thirty-one days.
2. The early part or springtime of life.
His May of youth, and bloom of lustihood. --Shak.
3. (Bot.) The flowers of the hawthorn; -- so called from
their time of blossoming; also, the hawthorn.
The palm and may make country houses gay. --Nash.
Plumes that micked the may. --Tennyson.
4. The merrymaking of May Day. --Tennyson.
Italian may (Bot.), a shrubby species of Spir[ae]a (S.
hypericifolia) with many clusters of small white flowers
along the slender branches.
May apple (Bot.), the fruit of an American plant
(Podophyllum peltatum). Also, the plant itself
(popularly called mandrake), which has two lobed leaves,
and bears a single egg-shaped fruit at the forking. The
root and leaves, used in medicine, are powerfully drastic.
May beetle, May bug (Zo["o]l.), any one of numerous
species of large lamellicorn beetles that appear in the
winged state in May. They belong to Melolontha, and
allied genera. Called also June beetle.
May Day, the first day of May; -- celebrated in the rustic
parts of England by the crowning of a May queen with a
garland, and by dancing about a May pole.
May dew, the morning dew of the first day of May, to which
magical properties were attributed.
May flower (Bot.), a plant that flowers in May; also, its
blossom. See Mayflower, in the vocabulary.
May fly (Zo["o]l.), any species of Ephemera, and allied
genera; -- so called because the mature flies of many
species appear in May. See Ephemeral fly, under
May game, any May-day sport.
May lady, the queen or lady of May, in old May games.
May lily (Bot.), the lily of the valley (Convallaria
May pole. See Maypole in the Vocabulary.
May queen, a girl or young woman crowned queen in the
sports of May Day.
May thorn, the hawthorn.
Meaning of Melolontha from wikipedia
- genus Melolontha
: Melolontha aceris
Faldermann, 1835 Melolontha afflicta
Ballion, 1870 Melolontha albida
Frivaldszky, 1835 Melolontha
- The common
****chafer, Melolontha melolontha
****chafer, Melolontha hippocastani
- A. majale Binomial
name Amphimallon majale
(Razoumowsky, 1789) Synonyms Melolontha majalis
(Razoumowsky, 1789) Rhizotrogus majalis
- beetle, summer
chafer) of Europe
(and other species
(****chafers or May bugs) of Europe Phyllophaga
(May beetles) of the Americas...
the Amphimallon, Phyllophaga
"june beetles" or the Melolontha
****chafers – all from tribe Melolonthini
– feature widely
of the Antennal Circulatory Organs
in the ****chafer Beetle Melolontha melolontha
L. (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae) Zoomorphology
- Creatures. University
of Florida/IFAS. Retrieved
2010. "Melolontha melolontha
(****chafer or May bug)". Natural History
- brush-footed butterfly) Megacephala megacephala
— big-headed tiger beetle Melolontha melolontha
****chafer Menander menander
— menander metalmark
- Eucalyptus saligna
or camphire); "infused oil of Melolontha
vulgaris" (presumably ****chafer); fly agaric
(Amanita muscaria); tobacco;...
- including various species
(particularly ****chafers of the genus Melolontha
, and weevil larvae
and pupae.), Diptera, and Lepidoptera
species, as well...
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